U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
May 25-26, 2021

Our May 25-26, 2021 Auction will run live via CherrystoneLIVE. This 1,382 lot sale features United States and Worldwide countries, beginning with a solid selection of U.S. singles, sets, Postal History and Possessions. The Foreign section features a highly specialized collection of French Indochina, with 19th Century military and civilian mail from what is today Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. This collection was formed by a former French Colonial resident, with an excellent eye for postal history and considered a foremost expert of the subject. From Germany, there are used and unused selections from an-old time collection formed with assistance from Herbert Bloch and the Friedl Expert Committee. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are followed by a collection of Imperial Japan, including the original collection formed in 1875 by Baron Maejima Hisoka, founder of the Japanese Postal System. Italian Offices in China include three rare Pechino and Tientsin items, including unique covers. The Poland selection features Krakow Issue, Locals, Polish Army Corps in Italy, with unique errors and varieties. Russia boasts a collection of 300+ lots of Zemstvo, with many ex-Baughman, Faberge, and Bianchi items. In addition, this sale includes a strong selection of 100+ large lots and collections ranging from single country albums to specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide properties and large cover lots

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Lot #123
United States 1917-29 Issues
1917 15c gray, h.r., near perfect centering, with 2020 PSAG certificate graded "98" (SMQ $225)
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Catalog #514
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #124
United States 1917-29 Issues
1918 $2 orange red and black, n.h., fresh color, fine, with 2021 PSAG certificate,
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Catalog #523
Catalog Value $1,175
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #125
United States 1917-29 Issues
1918 1c gray green, bottom sheet margin plate no. block of six, imperf. at bottom, n.h., few heavy natural gum wrinkles, otherwise fine
Box **
Catalog #525var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #126
United States 1917-29 Issues
1920 2c carmine, type V, top margin plate number block of six, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #527
Catalog Value $350
Unsold
Lot #127
United States 1917-29 Issues
1919 2c carmine rose, imperf. horizontal pair, large margins all around, fresh and v.f., with 2004 PFC,
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Catalog #532
Catalog Value $160
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #128
United States 1917-29 Issues
1920 2c carmine, type V, n.h., large margins all around, with 2021 PSE certificate graded "XF-Sup 95" (SMQ $275)
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Catalog #533
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #129
United States 1917-29 Issues
1922 25c yellow green, left margin plate number block of six, n.h., well centered, v.f., with 1988 PFC,
Box **
Catalog #568
Catalog Value $425
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #130
United States 1917-29 Issues
1922 $5 carmine and blue, top margin double plate no. block of eight, staple hole in margin, n.h., fresh colors and well centered, v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #573
Catalog Value $2,500
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #131
United States 1917-29 Issues
1923 2c carmine, type II, n.h., fresh and v.f., with 2019 PFC,
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Catalog #599A
Catalog Value $200
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #132
United States 1917-29 Issues
1929 Kansas-Nebraska 1c-10c complete, blocks of four, l.h., many n.h. at bottom, fine-v.f., catalogued as hinged sets,
Box */**
Catalog #658-79
Catalog Value $1,926
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #133
United States 1917-29 Issues
1929 Kansas, 1c-10c, complete set of plate no. blocks of four, hinged, fine-v.f.
Box *
Catalog #658-68
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #134
United States 1917-29 Issues
1929 Kansas, 1 1/2c brown and 4c yellow brown, plus 1931 15c gray, plate blocks of four, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #659,662,696
Catalog Value $415
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #135
United States 1917-29 Issues
1929 Nebraska, 10c orange yellow, top left margin plate no. block of four, fresh color, n.h., fine,
Box **
Catalog #679
Catalog Value $1,150
Price Realized
$400.00

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